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Breast Cancer

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  • Shout Out: Julie Tejkowski, village employee

    Shout Out: Julie Tejkowski, village employee
    Julie Tejkowski, a Burr Ridge building and zoning assistant, answered these questions at the Burr Ridge Village Hall. Q: Where do you live? A: Lemont Q: Where did you grow up? A: Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood Q: Family? A: I have been...
  • Health Calendar: Relay for Life event June 20 in Waukegan

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS FOOT CARE: Complimenary foot care will be provided by Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at 1 p.m. June 18 at Park Place Senior Center, 313 S. Lewis Ave. Appointmnet...
  • Tickets now on sale for "Menopause The Musical" in Clermont this fall

    Tickets now on sale for "Menopause The Musical" in Clermont this fall
    Tickets are now on sale for “Menopause The Musical: The Survivor Tour,” the production coming to the Clermont Performing Arts Center at 3700 S. U.S. 27 in November. The production will donate $2 of every ticket sold to Susan G. Komen to help...
  • St. Luke's turns mammogram rooms into "sensory suites"

    St. Luke's turns mammogram rooms into "sensory suites"
    Patients at St. Luke's West End Medical Center can now undergo their annual mammograms to the sights, sounds and smells of the beach. Virtually, of course. Beginning today, the medical center in South Whitehall is offering 3D mammograms in its new...
  • Lewis W. Diuguid: Smartphone technology feeds sad selfie culture

    My partner Bette organized a vacation of a lifetime for her mother, LaFrancine, her namesake aunt and me. It was to have been her mom's 80th birthday gift in 2012, but breast cancer got in the way. With that battle won, we set out last month, boarding an...
  • FIU's prosthetic designed to deliver hand sensations to amputees

    FIU's prosthetic designed to deliver hand sensations to amputees
    Perhaps a prosthetic system designed at Florida International University will become the next miracle product for amputees. But even the most amazing technology needs a plan to market and sell it. The technology, which restores sensations from the...
  • For women with dense breasts, warnings can be unsettling

    For women with dense breasts, warnings can be unsettling
    Earlier this year, Caryn Hoadley received an unexpected letter after a routine mammogram. The letter said that her mammogram was clean but that she has dense breast tissue, which has been linked to higher rates of breast cancer and might make her...
  • Correction: Disability-Suicide story

    In a story June 10 about a man who killed himself after his disability payments were suspended, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a quarter of the population of Kentucky's 5th Congressional District receives federal disability benefits. A...
  • Orlando ready to approve 5-year contract for Cure Bowl

    Orlando ready to approve 5-year contract for Cure Bowl
    The Cure Bowl will become the latest tenant of the renovated Citrus Bowl on Monday, when the Orlando City Council is expected to approve an agreement that would keep the bowl game here at least the next five seasons. The deal calls for the city to...
  • Quality-of-life care may help cancer patients live longer, feel better

    One of the memories Gabriela Dow has from when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at age 35 is standing in the middle of the grocery store, overwhelmed by the decision of which foods to buy. "It felt like being in a labyrinth," says the...
  • Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health

    Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health
    Exercise, mental health, nutrition — these are all areas that can affect how someone lives during and after cancer treatment. The healing power of exercise Before Gabriela Dow's cancer diagnosis, her schedule, which involved juggling...